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Peperomia scandens, Acrocarpidium scandens , Hanging Peperomia, False Philodendron, Radiator plant

Peperomia scandens, Acrocarpidium scandens

Hanging Peperomia, False Philodendron, Radiator plant
Family: Piperaceae
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliage

Peperomia scandens (Hanging Peperomia) is a low-growing groundcover, reaching a maximum height of 2 feet. Easy to care for, it makes an ideal houseplant for beginners. This plant thrives best in full sun or semi-shade outdoors, or in a bright spot indoors, but can tolerate moderate shade. For best results, water regularly, allowing the soil to dry out about halfway between waterings. In colder regions, the plant should be grown in a pot, as it is sensitive to frost.

Peperomia scandens is an easy to care for ornamental houseplant with attractive foliage. The small plant is a slow-growing perennial, reaching an approximate height of 2-5 feet with its trailing stems. Its foliage is made up of dark green, glossy leaves resembling those of Heartleaf philodendron. This plant is a great choice for adding an exotic touch to your home and is grown in USDA Zone 10-11.

This plant adds a dramatic element to any home or garden. It's perfect for brightening up those shadowy corners in your home, with its lush foliage. It's a great choice for indoor gardeners, as it requires minimal care and attention. Simply give it adequate sun, regular watering, and adequate drainage and your Peperomia scandens will thrive.


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Peperomia x scandens Emerald Girl

Radiator plant, False Philodendron. This perfect houseplant has bright emerald leaves and is a very fast grower and requires minimum care. It has glossy elongated heart-shaped foliage evenly spaced along long stems. Leaves resemble those of Philodendron scandens, hence the common name. This plant makes a great hanging basket or cascade in a planter. Great for beginners!
Allow getting slightly dry between waterings.

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This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
6"/1 gal pot, large plant
In stock
$17.95